| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Olympics are awe-inspiring, although NBC's lengthy delays mean I already know about Outer Slobovia's victory in synchronized hedgehog water polo. That's quite a feat, since the hedgehogs must be larger than 2 meters (or, in American, 27.3 gallons) and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I have been a high school teacher for six years and had expected to continue for many years more. But the budget problems of public education have caused me to consider a career move. I have strong managerial skills, computer competence and an...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:07 AM
After a four month search, McLaren Northern Michigan announced today, Wednesday, it has found a new president to replace outgoing president and CEO, Reezie DeVet.
David M. Zechman will take over the reins at the hospital in November. Zechman brings...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Of all the bad ideas I've heard in the aftermath of the Newtown murders, the worst comes from Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., who wants to provide federal funds for states to send the National Guard into schools. She quotes the Guard as saying it is...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Florida Atlantic University president Mary Jane Saunders said she's heard the same refrain from a lot of friends and supporters over the past few turbulent weeks: This too shall pass.
"I kind of feel like a kidney stone," she told me Wednesday.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:55 PM
They may have been overlooked before the season started, but North Hagerstown’s boys are on the radar screen now.
The Hubs (13-4, 9-2) are fashioning one of the top records in Washington County at present and are in first place in the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Author Event: Poet Samuel Amadon reading from The Hartford Book
with Timothy Donnelly, award-winning author of The Cloud Corporation, Wed., July 18, at Real Art Ways, Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org
Hartford is a peculiar subject. Live or work...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:01 PM
If you've seen Kim Kardashian, you know why she's famous. One hint: It's not for her knowledge of pharmacology. This is why I was surprised to see her on "20/20" talking about QuickTrim diet pills, which she endorses. "We helped formulate this," she said....
| Nov 12, 2010
"I prune, therefore I am."
Gardening writer Lee May is joking, but he has a point.
Since he and his wife, Lyn, moved from Atlanta to East Haddam in 2001, May has created a fascinating Asian-style garden, using bonsai techniques on his trees and shrubs...